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Federer rallies with Rod Laver, at Rod Laver Arena

Roger Federer of Switzerland misses a backhand during a gala charity exhibition match in the lead up to the Australian Open against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan 8, 2014. The charity event for the Roger Federer Foundation and the Australian Tennis Foundation will raise money for the education of African children. AP/Mal Fairclough

Roger Federer finally got to find out what it’s like to hit against Rod Laver. Federer, who burst into tears after receiving the Australian Open winner’s trophy from Laver in 2006, has spoken of the Australian great with reverence in the past.

Posted: January 8th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Disciplined Ferrer powers into Australian open quarters

Spain's David Ferrer hits a backhand return to Japan's Kei Nishikori during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

David Ferrer wore down Japan’s Kei Nishikori over three physical sets to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals for a third straight year on Sunday.

The Spanish fourth seed was far too consistent and disciplined for the 16th-seeded Nishikori, winning 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 in 2hr 10min in rising temperatures on Rod Laver Arena.

Posted: January 20th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

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